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India notifies Quality Control Order for NOx Reduction Agent to WTO

Oct-02-2023 BIS Chemical industry

On 13 September 2023 the Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Government of India notified the World Trade Organisation (WTO) of a new Quality Control Order (QCO),  Diesel Engines — NOx Redu...

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India notifies WTO of Quality Control Orders for 8 substances

Sep-15-2023 BIS Chemical industry

On 13 September 2023, the Indian Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of Quality Control Orders (QCOs) for eight substances. The final day for comment...

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New Indian draft standard for plastic feeding and drinking containers for children

Sep-13-2023 BIS Plastics Food contact materials

On 17 August 2023, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) published a Draft Indian Standard with the title Plastic Feeding and Drinking Containers Accessories and Cutleries for Infant and Child Use Spec...

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India: Voluntary Code of Conduct for six chemicals not controlled under Regulation of Controlled Substances

Sep-13-2023 Chemical industry Import/export restrictions Restricted use

India is a party to the 1988 UN Convention against Illicit Traffick in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS). The convention regulates 33 chemicals, but so far India has only regulated 27 ...

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India passes exemption list of Electronic and Electrical Equipments under RoHS rules.

Aug-29-2023 Circular economy Electrical & electronics

On 25 July 2023, a notification was disclosed by India’s Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change amending the E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2022. The updated notification is cited as E-Wast...

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India Introduces a Trading System for Carbon Credits

Aug-24-2023 Chemical industry Green & sustainable chemistry Chemical Framework

On 28 June 2023 the Indian Ministry of Power published a notice in the Gazette of India notifying the release of the Carbon Credit Trading Scheme, 2023. The Scheme came in to force on the day of publi...

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A draft revised standard for Glauber salt is open for consultation in India

Aug-03-2023 BIS Chemical industry

On 6 July 2023 the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) published a draft revised standard for Glauber salt (sodium sulphate, decahydrate). The last date for comments is 7 September 2023.  In 1950, th...

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